The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 54 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.87% 0.71% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 4.17% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£296 £430 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.10% +79.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £430 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £430 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.84%
NHS
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
148 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.31% 17.14% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 10 15
Average daily rate £375 £370 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £159 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £498 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) MUMPS
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 9000
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) HL7
2 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9000
1 2 (33.33%) HL7
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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